The NEW Historic Natchez Tableaux
The NEW Historic Natchez Tableaux will feature new scenes set at the Forks of the Road, new music, and performances you don't want to miss!
Natchez Festival of Music
Artistic Director Jay Dean is at the helm for the 2014-2015 Natchez Festival of Music 25th Anniversary Season. The Festival has been the primary sponsor of live, world-class music and theater, as well as internationally and nationally recognized performers, in southwest Mississippi and the eastern region of central Louisiana, known as the Miss-Lou, year-round leading up to the Silver Anniversary Season.
Natchez Festival of Music Silver Anniversary Season Events:
Sept. 25, 2014: The University of Southern Mississippi Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jay Dean presents "From the New World," New World Symphony and Cello Concerto featuring Alexander Russakovsky, Soloist
Adults $20 | Students $10 | 8 p.m. | Margaret Martin Performing Arts Center | 64 Homochitto Street
Grape Escape Club Room opens at 6:30 p.m.
Oct. 25, 2014 - The Southern Opera and Musical Theater Company's production of The Merry Widow
Adults $20 | Students $10 | 7 p.m. | Margaret Martin Performing Arts Center | 64 Homochitto Street
Grape Escape Club Room opens at 6 p.m.
Dec. 5, 2014: Annual Christmas Cabaret on December 5
Feb. 7, 2015: Love in Bloom | A benefit show and fundraiser featuring music from the musicals and operettas you love and a wonderful meal by Chef Bingo Starr of The Carriage House Restaurant, as well as a live auction featuring works by local artists and travel packages.
$75 | 7 p.m. | The Carriage House at Stanton Hall | Cash bar
April 13-24, 2015: Children's Opera presentation of Pinocchio
Featured May 2015 festival season events:
May 2: Opening Night Red Carpet Reception and Night at the Oscars II
May 3: World Voices featuring Jonathan Levin Piano and Rossini, Puccini, and Martinis
May 8: A Rodgers and Hammerstein Cabaret
May 9 Signature Event: The Best of the Mississippi Blues: An Evening of Robert Johnson starring world-class Blues artist Vasti Jackson
May 10: A Baroque music event called D'Amore that features Natchez's own Catherine Bull and The Harmonie Universelle Ensemble performing music of Couperin, Marais, and Graupner
May 15: A Tribute to John Alexander, Mississippi's most famous operatic tenor
May 16: Gilbert and Sullivan's outrageous comedy The Pirates of Penzance
May 17: Blues and Brews, a beer-tasting and blues event at Magnolia Bluffs Casino
May 22: The Larry Panella Jazz Quartet featured in Dancing Through the Ages at The Vue Hotel.
May 23 Festival Finale: Puccini's magnificent Madama Butterfly.
For more information, visit natchezfestivalofmusic.com.
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